Monday, January 26, 2015

Jury convicts Jeffrey Sterling for leaking details of CIA plot to NY Times journalist

RT | Jan 26, 2015

A jury on Monday found former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling guilty on nine counts of unauthorized disclosure of national security information. Though many view Sterling as a whistleblower for reportedly leaking to New York Times reporter James Risen classified information about an agency scheme to give faulty nuclear weapons plans to Iranian agents, government prosecutors brought in high-profile witnesses such as former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice to bolster their arguments that he committed espionage and severely damaged national security. RT’s Manuel Rapalo, one of the few broadcast reporters to cover the case, is at the courthouse with more.

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